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British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works Turntable, Swindon

Description: British Rail Engineering Limited Swindon Works Turntable

Grade: II
Date Listed: 18 May 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 318812

OS Grid Reference: SU1405984674
OS Grid Coordinates: 414059, 184674
Latitude/Longitude: 51.5608, -1.7986

Location: Rodbourne Road, Swindon SN2 2DH

Locality: Swindon
County: Swindon
Country: England
Postcode: SN2 2DH

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Listing Text

Swindon Works
5/150 Turntable
Railway balancing turntable, 1902. Steel machine set in brick
lined pit. 19.8m diameter steel locomotive turntable painted in
Great Western Railway livery. Large locomotive turntables in
working order are now a rarity on the British railway system. One
of an important group of Victorian industrial structures in the GWR

Listing NGR: SU1405984674

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Source: English Heritage

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